Power Outage From Sandy One Of Biggest Ever In U.S.

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This artistic interpretation shows an adult and juvenile feathered ornithomimid dinosaurs. Julius Csotonyi/Science hide caption

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Hey, Sexy Dino, Show Me Your Feathers

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Actors Stan Laurel and Edna Marlon play at socializing around the campfire. It turns out that early man's brain developed in part thanks to cooking. Hulton Archive/Getty hide caption

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This image, from an archival video, shows the white whale NOC swimming around and under researchers' boats. Current Biology hide caption

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Baby Beluga, Swim So Wild And Sing For Me

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Scientists Solve Mystery Of Disappearing Salt Marshes

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A fragment of the meteor that crashed into Tissint, Morocco. Mark Mauthner/Heritage Auctions hide caption

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For Sale: A Chunk Of Mars

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Software Calculates City-Specific Carbon Footprint

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Invasive brown tree snakes have gobbled up most of Guam's native forest birds. Without these avian predators to keep their numbers in check, the island's spider population has exploded. Isaac Chellman/Rice University hide caption

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Hungry Snakes Trap Guam In Spidery Web

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An artist's re-creation of the first human migration to North America from across the Bering Sea. DEA Picture Library/De Agostini/Getty Images hide caption

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What Drove Early Man Across Globe? Climate Change

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The shiny blue berries of the tropical Pollia condensata plant rely on their looks, not nutritional content, to attract birds to spread their seeds. Silvia Vignolini et al. via PNAS hide caption

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A Berry So Shiny, It's Irresistible (And Inedible)

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New Orleans Imposes Dusk-To-Dawn Curfew

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Rainfall Tops Levee In Rural Louisiana Parish

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Heath Powers, a project manager at the Los Alamos National Laboratory's "tree torture" lab, climbs through a maze of wiring outside a tree chamber. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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'Torture Lab' Kills Trees To Learn How To Save Them

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William Armstrong, fire manager for the Santa Fe National Forest service, says lush forests can be a "plague." David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Is It Too Late To Defuse The Danger Of Megafires?

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